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Sep 12, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the compound. >> the fbi has now opened an investigation into the death of ambassador stephen sid and the three other americans killed. officials are waiting to contact family members before identifying the names of the two others killed in that attack. live at the state department, danielle nottingham, back to you. >> of course we'll have much more on the ambassador, i went to college with chris, he grew up in piedmont, he was the cal graduate. a great guy, he had a smile that would light up a room. quiet confidence, not overbearing, just a good humored human being, and it was no surprise that he was doing what he did, trying to bring peace to the world, because that is the kind of guy he was. >> we will learn more about his life in >> lawmakers pause to honor those killed in libya. the speaker of the house let a moment of silence, congressional leaders were gathered for a gold medal honors ceremony for arnold palmer today. and for continuing coverage of the story and much more on a the life of chris stevens, and the daily connections, go to cbs sf .com. cate caugurian will be back in a moment
CBS
Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
made arrests. the fbi begins the investigation by interviewing the 30 american survivors who are now at a u.s. military base in germany. the attacker struck at 10:00 p.m. tuesday and were within the compound firing on the main building where ambassador christopher stephens information manager sean smith and a security officer had begun destroying classified documents. smoke and flames from a grenade exploded on the rough drove the security officer out of the building he went back into find stevens and smith. >>> he got to john smith he was already dead he pulled him from the building he went back into the building with additional forces but was unable to locate ambassador stevens before the fire overcame the building. >>> the battle shifted to an and next to other americans were killed. apparently outnumbered and outgunned by attackers. >>> the remains of the ambassador stevens and three other american scheduled to come home tomorrow elizabeth cook cbs 5 >>> we get our first look inside the consulate every room and every building looks like this. towards then ransacked the compound s
CBS
Sep 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
the libyan people. >> charlie, will we see a coordination between the fbi and american officials who are coming and the libyan security officials in benghazi? >> reporter: from what we understand from libyan officials we've spoken to, that investigation is already under way. although, interestingly, we didn't see any investigators aat the compound, but yet they are spreading throughout the ben z gazi area. it was a rally, anti-american protest, but largely peaceful. what happened after that seems to have been guided and it wasn't out of anger. this wasn't an anti-american protest that exploded. this seemed to be an attack on the u.s. consulate. >> thank you very much, senior correspondent, john miller, along with chief correspondent lara logan. good morning. >> good morning. >> what do we know about the people behind the attack in benghazi? >> not much. we're in a critical stage of attribution, which is how do we figure out who it was if it wasn't a spontaneous mob? the people who showed up after the demonstrators with the guns, it was much more likely it was an organized group. tw
CBS
Sep 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
time, the state department urged all nonessential personnel to leave on commercial flights. the f.b.i. has opened an investigation and is sending agents to sift through the wreckage for evidence. and at the same time the u.s. is increasing its surveillance over libya, including the use of those unmanned drones. in addition, scott, the navy is positioning two destroyers armed with cruise missiles off the coast of libya. bottom line: this is a terrorist hunt. >> pelley: david, thank you. this is the first time a u.s. ambassador has died in the line of duty in more than 30 years. at the white house this morning, the president said this. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. and make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> pelley: christopher stevens is only the sixth u.s. ambassador in american history to be killed by terrorists. it was a shock at the state department where secretary of state hillary clinton spoke earlier. >> today many americans are asking-- indeed
CBS
Sep 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the f.b.i. would begin the investigation by interviewing the 30 american survivors of the attack who are now at a u.s. military wais in germany. the attackers struck at 10 p.m. local time tuesday and within 15 minutes were inside the compound firing on the main building where ambassador chris stevens, information manager sean smith, and a security officer had already begun destroying classified documents. smoke and flames from a rocket- propelled grenade which exploded on the roof, drove the security officer of the building, but he went back in to find stevens and smith. state department spokeswoman victoria nuland described what happened next. >> when he got to sean smith, he was already dead. he pulled him from the building. he went back into the building with additional security forces, but was unable to locate ambassador stevens before the fire overcame the building. >> reporter: the battle then shifted to an annex where two other americans, former navy seal glen doherty, and a still unidentified state department security guard were killed. apparently out-numbered and outgunned b
CBS
Sep 24, 2012 7:00am PDT
, what happened there. they say it's off limits because it's an intelligence matter. the fbi isn't even in benghazi yet. they have not secured that site which is how journalists can wander through and have picked up -- >> "the new york times" is reporting today, "new york times" reporting today in a major column on a major story, attacking libya was a major blow to cia efforts. that was an important place. they were watching important terrorist activity. those cia agents have been compromised in terms of f their ability to do what they wanted to do. >> there, i'm sure, are many agencies active in that area. the responsibility for security for the ambassador and his staff falls -- and diplomatic security which is part of this state department, which is why they are under fire and why there's so much pressure to fill in some of the blanks. journalists are trying to do that. we know the state department has to produce a report in 60 days to congress. it's not clear how detailed the information is going to be. >> a lot more news this week. margaret, thank you. good to see you. >>> southern
CBS
Sep 17, 2012 7:00am PDT
of the air force, the head of their cia, the head of their fbi, and the former heads of those agencies all are outspoken publicly against that policy. they think the best policy is to work with the united states to coordinate our efforts in a way that achieves the maximum best result at the least cost. >> mm-hmm. senator mitchell, it's always a pleasure having you here. thank you so much. >> thank you. >>> let's bring in cbs news political director john dickerson who's following the political fallout from the middle east protests. good morning, john. >> good morning, norah. >> we've seen how foreign policy on the front page, which has shifted this debate a little bit, how much does that affect these two campaigns? >> it depends how long it goes on. for the president if this is a protracted problem with images on the television screens all day long, it's a problem for him. one in that he can sort of stumble into unforced errors. two, that it could connect to a larger feeling that the romney folks have been trying to brew up for a while now, which is just there's a sense of disappointment wi
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